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InStarting Out with C++: Early Objects,Gaddis covers objects and classes early after functions and before arrays and pointers. As with all Gaddis texts, clear and easy-to-read code listings, concise and practical real-world examples, and an abundance of exercises appear in every chapter.Introduction to Computers and Programming; Introduction to C++; Expressions and Interactivity; Making Decisions; Looping; Functions; Introduction to Classes and Objects; Arrays; Searching and Sorting Arrays; Pointers; More About Classes and Object-Oriented Programming; More About Characters, Strings, and the string Class; Advanced File and I/O Operations; Recursion; Polymorphism, Virtual Functions, and Multiple Inheritance; Exceptions, Templates, and the Standard Template Library (STL); Linked Lists; Stacks and Queues; Binary Trees.This text is an ideal introduction to C++ programming.

Author Biography

Judy Walters is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. In addition to her many computer science courses, she enjoys teaching a freshman course on film and literature. She also enjoys studying foreign languages and cultures, and recently developed a new course in technology and society, which she taught in Costa Rica Fall 2005, as part of the college's international studies program.

Godfrey Muganda is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois, where he chairs the Computer Science Department. He teaches a wide variety of courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels including courses in Object-Oriented Programming, Comparative Programming Languages, and Complier Design. His primary research interests are in the Fuzzy Sets and Systems. He won the North Central College faculty award for outstanding scholarship in 1993.

Tony Gaddis is the principal author of the Starting Out with series of textbooks. Tony teaches computer science courses at Haywood Community College in North Carolina. He is a highly acclaimed instructor who was previously selected as the North Carolina Community College "Teacher of the Year,” and has received the Teaching Excellence award from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development. Besides C++ books, the Starting Out with series includes introductory books using the Java™ programming language, Microsoft® Visual Basic® .NET, and Microsoft® C#®, all published by Addison-Wesley.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Computers and Programming 
CHAPTER 2 Introduction to C++ 
CHAPTER 3 Expressions and Interactivity 
CHAPTER 4 Making Decisions 
CHAPTER 5 Looping 
CHAPTER 6 Functions 
CHAPTER 7 Introduction to Classes and Objects 
CHAPTER 8 Arrays 
CHAPTER 9 Searching, Sorting, and Algorithm Analysis 
CHAPTER 10 Pointers 
CHAPTER 11 More About Classes and Object-Oriented Programming 
CHAPTER 12 More About Characters, Strings, and the string Class 
CHAPTER 13 Advanced File and I/O Operations 
CHAPTER 14 Recursion 
CHAPTER 15 Polymorphism and Virtual Functions
CHAPTER 16 Exceptions, Templates, and the Standard Template Library (STL) 
CHAPTER 17 Linked Lists 
CHAPTER 18 Stacks and Queues 
CHAPTER 19 Binary Trees 
Appendix A: The ASCII Character Set 
Appendix B: Operator Precedence and Associativity 

Student CD
The following appendices are on the accompanying Student CD.
Appendix C: A Brief Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming (revised)
Appendix D: Using UML in Class Design
Appendix E: Namespaces
Appendix F: Passing Command Line Arguments
Appendix G: Header File and Library Function Reference
Appendix H: Binary Numbers and Bitwise Operations
Appendix I: C++ Casts and Run-Time Type Identification
Appendix J: Multi-Source File Programs
Appendix K: Multiple and Virtual Inheritance (new)
Appendix L: Introduction to the MinGW C++ Compiler and the wxDev-C++ IDE (new)
Appendix M: Introduction to Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition (new)
Appendix N: .NET and Managed C++
Appendix O: Introduction to Flowcharting
Appendix P: Answers to Checkpoints
Appendix Q: Answers to Odd-Numbered Review Questions

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